[virt-tools-list] virt-p2v (just out of curiosity)

Kenneth Armstrong digimars at gmail.com
Thu Nov 18 00:58:48 UTC 2010

Will this be a live CD type of tool like the original was, or will
this be a used on a live running system (like the VMWare P2V tool)?

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 6:10 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 02:42:04PM -0500, Kenneth Armstrong wrote:
>> I've been watching the progress of the virt-tools group for well over
>> a year now, and I know that virt-p2v was pulled as it was being
>> "slowly rewritten."  I was just curious, how far along is this
>> project?  I know that libguestfs has been making awesome improvements,
>> and I can see how that would help out with the virt-p2v project.  I
>> know that us RHEV admins would like to see this tool come back out
>> someday.
> Matt is writing at the moment.  He's planning to do a talk about it
> next May at the Summit (by which time, obviously, it'll be available).
> The idea is to base it on the core virt-v2v engine, with a front-end
> which you will run on the physical machine.
> Rich.
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